Newburyport Holiday House Tour – With a Holiday 2020 Twist!

2020 Holiday

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the annual Newburyport Holiday House tour. I’ve enjoyed the tour many times over the last twenty years and am excited that they’ve been creative in continuing the tradition in an open-air and safe way! 2020 Holiday with a twist!  This year’s tour benefits the Anna Jacques Hospital Aid … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018 – High Street Edition

212 High Street Exterior Christmas Holiday House Tour 2018

I hope you’re having a great week! So, I didn’t exactly get all these holiday house tour pics posted before Christmas, but it’s still the holiday season, so it still counts! Plus, these houses are all so beautiful on their own, regardless of whether they are decked out for Christmas or not. High Street in … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018 – Pt. 1

19 Federal Street Living Room Christmas Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018

Happy (almost) Christmas! Sorry to take so long getting these Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018 tour pics up. I ended up taking so many photos it’s taken forever to edit them down into a manageable tour. As I’ve often said, Newburyport, Massachusetts is my absolute favorite city.  One of the things I love about the … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour: Toppan-Whitney House

I wrote about three of the houses I visited at the 2015 Newburyport Holiday House Tour the other day, but wanted to share the Toppan-Whitney House in its own post because it’s on the market – so we get more insider photos! The Toppan-Whitney House is a brick Federal-era home built in 1804 and is … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2013

Okay, so most of us have our holiday decorations packed away and are a tad sick of the whole thing, but since this is the Feast of the Epiphany, aka Twelfth Night, I thought I could squeeze in my visit to the Newburyport Holiday House Tour from a few weeks ago. I only made it … Read more

Must See: Holiday House Tour in Newburyport

One of my favorite annual house tours, in my favorite city, is happening tomorrow in Newburyport, MA. The Holiday House Tour benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum and features some wonderful old and new homes in the historic city of Newburyport and surrounding towns.  I’ve been going since I lived there several years ago, though … Read more

Top 10 Favorite Newburyport Christmas Scenes and a Giveaway!

Newburyport Christmas barn doors bicycle decorating

One of my favorite annual events each year is the Newburyport Holiday House Tour, which I’ve posted about many times. I am unable to attend this year so wanted to share my Top 10 favorite Christmas scenes from Christmases past. I though you might pick up some fun ideas for holiday decorating. AND, I’m doing … Read more

A Spectacular Modern Carriage House Conversion in Newburyport MA

Newburyport modern carriage house conversion Andrew Sidford architect Linda Merrill photo exterior

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of a conversion house project. I’ve showcased several projects over the years and I’m so excited to share a new one that is currently on the market in my favorite city of Newburyport, MA. I saw this modern carriage house conversion project originally when it was … Read more

Christmas cheer, decorating and amazing architecture in Newburyport, MA

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, … Read more